Robyn Hood Black - children's author, poet





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Hanging with fellow Georgia writers (from top, l-r) Tracy Walker, Heather Kolich, Donna Bowman, (bottom, middle) Janice Hardy and Paula Puckett
photo by Steve Kolich

Susan Rosson Spain, Robyn Hood Black, Elizabeth Dulemba, and Myra Meade at the Hall Book Exchange in Gainesville, Ga.
photo by Mel Hornsby

Southern Breeze Kudos Kites 09 - Donna, Robyn, Heather, Sarah, and Peggy

Robyn with Kathleen Duey, author extraordinaire http://www.kathleenduey.com

Robyn with Alaska Nature Writer Debbie Miller http://www.debbiemilleralaska.com

photo by Robyn Hood Black
Paul B. Janeczko http://www.paulbjaneczko.com

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Life on the Deckle Edge

Some Novel Good News for Some Writing Buds!

March 31, 2014

Tags: writing life, novels, conferences, SCBWI, Southern Breeze

Top: Elizabeth Dulemba signs A BIRD ON WATER STREET
Bottom: Janice Hardy and Robyn celebrate Janice's new guide, PLANNING YOUR NOVEL


Iím feshly back from our SCBWI Southern Breeze Springmingle in Atlanta, and it was wonderful! (I may have moved, but I lobbied to remain a Breezer!) You can read a great recap on author and illustrator Elizabeth Dulembaís blog, here.



Speaking of Elizabeth, weíve been riding these Southern Breezes together a long time, even sharing a critique group a few years ago. Thatís why I was particularly excited that at our conference book launch on Saturday, e presented her FIRST NOVEL fully fledged. Itís an environmental story which sheís poured years (and her heart) into, and itís called A BIRD ON WATER STREET (A SIBA Okra Pick!). It sold out at the conference bookstore.



Whatís that? Oh - I hear you whispering, ďIíve always wanted to write a novel, but I donít know where to begin.Ē Well, speak up and take heart: another dear author friend, fellow Breezer and amazing blogger Janice Hardy had a hot-off-the-press book to share at the signing party. Itís called PLANNING YOUR NOVEL: IDEAS AND STRUCTURE, and itís a treasure of practical tips gleaned from her years blogging about fiction writing and nurturing emerging writers. In fact, itís Book One in her planned ďFoundations of FictionĒ series. Check it out, and learn about Janiceís other books, here.

Now, Gotta Run - my to-be-read stack is calling.

Happy Reading and Writing!

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bio, photos, interview links, etc.
Poems
Explore a poem or two or five....
Haiku
Explore this genre of sparely crafted poetry which offers endless depth. Resources for students, teachers, and writers.
Author visits
In schools or other settings, Robyn shares her passion for writing and encourages creativity. Presentations for all age groups.
Magazines
In addition to writing books, Robyn has sold her writing to major children's magazines.
Books
A rhyming tale of a young boy's knightly adventure with an imagined dragon.
Nonfiction, interactive book on wolves featuring giant pop-up and tons of info!
Portfolio
illustrations